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Survey: Retirees want greater flexiblity in TSP accounts

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board conducted a survey to find out why so many former feds are withdrawing all the money from their Thrift Savings Plan accounts so soon after retirement.

Tags: Kim Weaver , TSP , retirement , In Depth , workforce , Michael OConnell , Roth TSP

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 04:45pm EDT
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Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition Planning

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board estimates nearly $10 billion will leave the Thrift Savings Plan this year. The Board will consider offering investment advice because they think some of the money is leaving at the advice of outside financial planners. Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director for the National Institute of Transition Planning, tells In Depth with Francis Rose why some of those "free" investment planning seminars might have a hidden agenda.

Tags: Thrift Savings Plan , Tammy Flanagan , National Institute of Transition Planning , In Depth ,

Friday - 12/12/2014, 04:21pm EST
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Congress passes bill to auto-enroll new feds in TSP's Lifecycle Funds

Congress has passed a bill that will automatically enroll new federal employees in the Thrift Savings Plan's Lifecycle Funds (L Funds), rather than the Government Securities Investment Fund (G Fund).

Tags: Thrift Savings Plan , L Fund , G Fund , Darrell Issa , Lifecycle Funds , H.R.4193

Friday - 12/12/2014, 02:02pm EST

Kim Weaver, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

Some new choices may be coming to your Thrift Savings Plan account, but you won't see those choices for a while. First, the TSP board wants to know the best way to offer those choices. Kim Weaver is director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she explained what may become part of your TSP account.

Tags: Kim Weaver , TSP , In Depth , retirement

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 04:15pm EST
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Young and old feds alike struggle with financial choices

Young feds are too passive; older feds too hasty with their retirement savings, according to Greg Long, executive director of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. He spoke at a meeting Wednesday of the Financial Literacy and Education Commission.

Tags: financial literacy , personal finances , Greg Long , TSP , pay and benefits , Financial Literacy and Education Commission

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 02:59pm EST

Kim Weaver, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

A very experienced investment expert thinks you're in good shape, retirement-wise. Kim Weaver is Director of the Office of External Affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she talked about the Wall Street executive that thinks between the TSP and your pension, you're in pretty nice shape.

Tags: Kim Weaver , In Depth

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 04:21pm EDT
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Investment king tells TSP Board: Feds are in good shape for retirement

Larry Fink, chief executive officer of BlackRock, spoke at a meeting Monday of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, which administers the Thrift Savings Plan.

Tags: Kim Weaver , TSP , Larry Fink , BlackRock , retirement , benefits , In Depth , Emily Kopp

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 04:09pm EDT
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Kim Weaver, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

A new menu of services is under consideration for participants in the Thrift Savings Plan. The TSP now has the results from a survey (and focus groups) to help them understand why people who leave government take all their money out of their accounts. Kim Weaver is director of external affairs for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she explained who the TSP surveyed and why they asked.

Tags: Kim Weaver , TSP , In Depth

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 04:27pm EDT
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Kim Weaver, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

The biggest number ever for federal employees saving for the future is in. More than ever are saving in the Thrift Savings Plan. Kim Weaver is Director of External Affairs the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she said the results make the people who run the TSP really happy.

Tags: TSP , retirement , In Depth , Kim Weaver

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 04:32pm EDT
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FERS TSP enrollment hits record high

At its monthly board meeting Thursday in Washington, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) announced that 87.5 percent of FERS employees are actively contributing to their TSP accounts. The percentage just surpasses the previous record high of 87.4 percent in January 2003. Although participation is increasing, a lower percentage of participants are contributing full match to their TSP accounts.

Tags: TSP , benefits , retirement , Gregory Long , David Toro , Susan Crowder , Shefali Kapadia

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 12:45pm EDT
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